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Milky Way over Crater Lake | by W. Tipton
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Milky Way over Crater Lake

Taken a few years ago on a July 4th roadtrip to Crater Lake National Park. The trip up from the Bay Area was fantastic, with stops at Mt. Shasta, Lava Beds, and Burney Falls. Plus, I love anywhere that still has snow on the ground in July.

 

There's a pretty significant loss of detail and color in this image, both as the result of trying to decrease noise in post-processing. I'm really looking forward to getting back sometime with a little more night sky experience under my belt (and a little more appropriate equipment in my bag).

 

[Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6]

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Taken on July 4, 2013